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5 Effective ways B2Bs can increase engagement on social media

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By Lindsay Erb Engaging current and potential customers online and through social media is important to the success of every business. Unfortunately, many B2Bs are still hesitant to fully embrace social media, let alone invest time and other resources into creating a social media presence. Increasing engagement on social media doesn’t have to be very complex. Below are a few easy, yet…

Social Media Tools Everyone Needs

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By Rachel Peck Producing engaging, informative and visually pleasing content is no simple task, and is more important than ever for all types of organizations. Unfortunately, social media aesthetics are sometimes the first to go when there isn’t a dedicated social media manager, or content creator to take it on. Fortunately, there are a variety of tools available to communications professionals and…

Looking forward to 2021: PR & Marketing Trends

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By Rachel Peck One year ago, we wrote a blog on marketing trends for 2020 and predicted a renewed focus on creative content, social media becoming the new shopping mecca and the downgrading of vanity metrics. How quickly those trends changed and, if nothing else, we learned a lesson in just how quickly trends can shift. While the pace of life has…

PR Planning Tips for 2021

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By Rachel Peck Well, we’ve made it to December, which in 2020 is a feat unto itself. In the past, communications professionals would’ve started planning for the new year by October – setting up public relations strategies and marketing campaigns for the coming year, as well as researching trends and planning content. However, long-term planning for 2020 – and into 2021- presents…

5 Home Office Tools We’re Thankful For This Year

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By Rachel Peck This time last year, we wrote a blog on four PR and marketing tools we were thankful for, but so much can certainly change in 12 short (long) months. As we head into Thanksgiving week, we’re reflecting on how our personal and work lives have changed, as well as the landscape of the holiday season. More than ever, we’re…

3 Things to Know Before Posting to LinkedIn Stories

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By Rachel Peck LinkedIn has become the newest social media platform to jump on the “stories” train. While users may be tempted to start uploading snapshots showcasing their brand or business, evaluating what content is appropriate for LinkedIn stories is a must. While we’re still testing out the format, and anticipate learning new capabilities as the feature develops, here are three things…

Interviews 101: Attention to Detail

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By Rachel Peck As PR professionals, one of our main functions is to pitch, or seek out, interview opportunities for our clients. In addition to that, we might have to also identify the best representatives for our clients’ businesses and assist them by offering them the tools they’ll need to effectively convey brand messaging. This offering by many PR agencies has become…

Is Networking Still Possible in 2020?

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By Rachel Peck Networking, like many of our usual business functions, is looking a little different these days. By this time last year, we had no doubt traveled to many industry events, and spent many evenings swapping stories and sharing ideas with like minded individuals. Now the idea of ordering from a bar, let alone eating from a buffet with a few…

Instagram Basics for B2Bs

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By Rachel Peck B2B organizations have started slowly migrating over to Instagram as a social media channel over the past few years as communications professionals began to realize the immense opportunities for exposure. However, it’s not enough to just start an account and post a few images. The more you know, the better you can take advantage of the variety of benefits…

PR: More than just your product

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By Rachel Peck In the age of holistic public relations and marketing strategies, many organizations are still confused as to the main purpose of PR. Some might envision antiquated ideas of PR professionals crafting press releases daily, constantly pitching clients and products. While press release writing and pitches remain an important part of our daily practice, in the age of social media…